"As President and Commander in Chief, I will do what is necessary to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon."
— President Obama speaking on the Iran Nuclear Deal
Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced the “Prevent Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Weapons and Stop War Through Diplomacy Act,” which would create a high level Special Envoy to Iran.
The Obama Administration’s sanctions against Iran are most comprehensive and biting the Iranian government has ever faced.
FACT: Because of crippling sanctions President Obama has put in place, the Iranian rial has lost 80% of its value since the end of 2011.
- Obama opens ninth Nevada office, Democratic voter registration climbs: “President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign on Tuesday opened its ninth office in Nevada and touted Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen’s endorsement as state Democrats celebrated an election year voter registration drive that left Republicans in the dust last month.Democrats added 2,544 registered voters in March, or nearly three times the 954 for Republicans, according to the Nevada secretary of state’s office. The bump boosted the Democrats’ advantage over Republicans to 48,654 registered voters statewide out of a total of more than 1 million.”[Las Vegas Review Journal]
- Letter to the Editor- Ryan budget is just more corporate welfare: “On March 29, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. introduced his budget to the House of Representatives — a budget that would be devastating to anyone using Medicare and Medicaid if it became law.”[The Des Moines Register]
- U.S. Defines Its Demands for New Round of Talks With Iran: “The Obama administration and its allies plan to call for the immediate closing and ultimate dismantling of a recently completed nuclear facility, American and European diplomats say.”[The New York Times]
- GOP v. Women Political Cartoon [The Miami Herald]